Some of the big guns are going to be de-commissioned at the first hurdle

Holders Liverpool will begin the defence of their FA Cup title against a Wolves side currently languishing at the foot of the Premier League table. Jurgen Klopp’s side will no doubt be keen to construct a good run in the venerated old competition.

Not only for the obvious reason that they are the holders thereof, but also as, realistically, it represents their only chance of silverware and therefore European Football next season.

Jordan Henderson lifts the FA Cup

However, undoubtedly the main talking point from the third round draw revealed earlier will be the fact that, with Chelsea and Manchester City having being thrown together, one of the English games big guns are going to be de-commissioned at the the first hurdle.

Other all Premier League face offs include Manchester United taking on Everton and West Ham United taking on the ever-defiant Brentford who will surely be inspired by the feisty and shunned Ivan Toney.

The draw in full is as follows with ties to be played over the weekend of 6/7/8/9 2023.

Preston vs Huddersfield

Middlesbrough vs Brighton

Chesterfield vs West Brom

Manchester City vs Chelsea

Charlton or Stockport vs Walsall

Boreham Wood vs Accrington Stanley

Tottenham vs Portsmouth

Derby County vs Barnsley

Cardiff City vs Leeds

Brentford vs West Ham

Bournemouth vs Burnley

Coventry vs Wrexham

Norwich vs Blackburn

Aston Villa vs Stevenage

Luton vs Wigan

Oxford United vs Arsenal

Fleetwood Town vs QPR

Liverpool vs Wolves

Grimsby vs Burton Albion

Blackpool vs Nottingham Forest

Dagenham & Redbridge or Gillingham vs Leicester City

Forest Green Rovers vs Birmingham City

Bristol City vs Swansea

Hartlepool vs Stoke City

Hull City vs Fulham

Crystal Palace vs Southampton

Millwall vs Sheffield United

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland

Sheffield Wednesday vs Newcastle

Manchester United vs Everton

Reading vs Watford

Ipswich vs Rotherham

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